Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Dendrocincla (4 species, 6 worldwide)

Plain-brown Woodcreeper
Plain-brown Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla fuliginosa ridgwayi)
San Jeronimo, Colombia  

Often common. Note dark malar stripe. Often with ant swarms.

Ruddy Woodcreeper
Ruddy Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla homochroa homochroa)
Photograph by George Scott Photography   © All Rights Reserved.

Note small size, uniform color, and whiskers around the bill. Often with ant swarms.

White-chinned Woodcreeper
White-chinned Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla merula)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  

Note blue eyes. Similar to [Plain-brown Woodcreeper], but face more uniform. Secretive inside 'tierra firma' forest, and virtually always with ant swarms.

Tyrannine Woodcreeper
Tyrannine Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla tyrannina)
ProAves Dusky Starfrontlet Reserve, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia  

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